Challenge your students to practice their critical thinking skills with Pan Balance. This time we have a collection of printable pan balance problems worksheets that are perfect to use as your lesson plan. This is a series of worksheets to use with students when teaching them how to weight objects using a pan balance and gram weights. Let’s start with the first balance worksheet below.
Use this collection of pan balance problems worksheet as a basic assessment after teaching about weight and using a pan balance. Since in a balanced situation the two sides of the balance hold equal weight, we can model simple equations with a balance like the diagrams below. These are pans in each worksheet. Things go into the two pans and the heavier pan will go down, just like in a seesaw. If the two things weigh the same, the balance stays balanced.
There are many worksheets to choose with students when teaching them how to weight objects using a pan balance. These pan-balance problems help students learn how to solve algebraic equations. Each worksheet has problems balancing an equation with addition.
This is an interactive way to teach your students the concept of balancing and counting. Use this tool to strengthen understanding and computation of numerical expressions and equality. Download and print today!